A VIEW OF THE SALFATARA. A REMARKABLE MOUNTAIN NEAR NAPLES WHICH CONTINUALLY SENDS FORTH STREAMS OF SMOKE, WHERE SULPHUR AND ALLUM IS MADE OF THE EARTH.

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A View of the Salfatara. a remarkable mountain near Naples which continually sends forth streams of smoke, where Sulphur and Allum is made of the Earth.

Copper plate engraving. c.1744.
Image size 7 x 9 5/8" (17.8 x 24.5 cm)
Good condition. B/W
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99741
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill
De Bois fecit. (Engraver). Printed by John Bowles.

Solfatara is a volcanic crater at Pozzuoli which is a part of the Campi Flegrei volcanic area.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Europe